Here is the full text of Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) chief and parliamentarian Thol. Thirumavalavan MP's speech about the recent National Education Policy on 31 July 2020.
Madras HC directs Centre to form committee for providing OBC reservations in All India Medical Quota
On Monday, the Madras High Court has directed the Central Government to constitute a committee comprising the officials of Tamil Nadu to formulate a method of implementation of OBC reservations in All India Quota medical seats in non-central institutions from next academic year.
In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the DMK leader urged him not to include salary and farm income to figure out beneficiaries for reservation in education and jobs and for welfare schemes and continue the existing policy. Stalin who is also the leader of opposition in the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly urged the PM to abolish NEET for medical admissions.
Over 500 including MPs, students write to Govt against denial of OBC reservation in medical admissions
More than 500 persons including parliamentarians, research scholars, and Dalit, OBC activists have expressed their strong displeasure at the non-implementation of Other Backward Classes (OBC) reservation in the allocation of all-India seats to medical courses through National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET).
The petition states that in the last few years, the Government of India has denied reservations to persons belonging to the OBC category, both in PG/UG medical seats under AIQ. Thus, they are denied 3000 seats every year which are transferred to General Category.
The Delhi University Teachers' Association (DUTA) has written to HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar demanding an ordinance on reservation roster for teaching positions in higher education institutions (HEIs).